December 1, 1999
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Former Ivy League administrator Heemanshu M. Bhagat has been appointed vice president for student affairs at Woodbury University. Bhagat, who took office in early October, returned to school administration after completing his doctorate in higher education from the University of Toledo in Ohio, school officials said. He will oversee all aspects of student life at the university including career services, student activities, health services, new student orientation and campus safety.
November 20, 2011
Woodbury University is extending its reach east, helping to launch a customized MBA program in Beijing that is designed to prepare automobile industry executives for a global economy. The Carl Benz Academy has launched a three-year pilot program in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz China and the Burbank campus, as well as Peking University in China and Free University of Berlin. In an email from the kick-off earlier this week in Beijing, Andre van Niekerk, dean of Woodbury University's business school, said the program facilitates collaboration among faculties of different cultures while allowing them “to produce scholarly work that will enhance their own careers and bring recognition to the school of business.” The first Carl Benz Academy class includes 35 students hand-picked from the employee ranks of Mercedes-Benz China who will follow a customized curriculum that includes traditional classroom learning and distance education.
June 15, 2002
MEETING AT 6:30 P.M. TUESDAY CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER -- 275 E. OLIVE AVE. Major items to be considered: Airport Authority commissioner report. Adoption of the fiscal year 2002-03 budget, citywide fee schedule and appropriations limit. Review of city's conflict of interest code. Approving memo of understanding between the city and Firefighters Local No. 778, and amending the budget. Revising the classification of Police Officer CTC No. 0651.
July 8, 2000
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Woodbury University has announced a new format for its Weekend College. Courses will be offered in morning and afternoon time blocks every other weekend, with each class meeting seven times over the course of a semester, school officials said. Students are permitted to take up to 12 class units each semester. Tuition has also been lowered to $360 from $413 per unit. Majors offered include accounting, computer information systems and psychology.
May 2, 2007
Countrywide CEO to speak at Woodbury Woodbury University's Saturday commencement ceremony will feature Angelo R. Mozilo, chairman and chief executive officer of Countrywide Financial Corp., who will deliver the keynote address. Mozilo is also scheduled to receive an honorary doctorate from Woodbury. More than 350 undergraduate and graduate students will receive degrees from both the schools of Architecture and Design and Business. Mozilo co-founded Countrywide in 1969.
February 8, 2003
SCHEDULE TODAY Boys' basketball Windward at Providence, 6:30 p.m. Girls' basketball Windward at Providence, 5 p.m. MONDAY Boys' basketball Salesian at Bell-Jeff, 7 p.m. Providence at Holy Martyrs, 8:30 p.m. Girls' basketball Providence at Holy Martyrs, 7 p.m. Boys' soccer Bell-Jeff vs. Salesian at Woodbury University, 2:30 p.m. TUESDAY Boys' basketball...
August 28, 2004
Celebrated architect speaks at Woodbury Architect Jennifer Siegal will discuss her nationally recognized projects that convert containers into usable work and classroom space during a lecture Sept. 11 at Woodbury University in Burbank. Featuring the slide show "Motopia: Adaptive, Eco-logic Architecture, the event is a benefit for Woodbury University's Library Associates, a volunteer organization dedicated to improving library services. The group's major project this year is to enhance Woodbury's digital collections, which will support both on-campus and off-campus students.
May 19, 2004
Robert Chacon Lynn Brewer, a whistleblower at the center of one of the largest fraud cases in corporate history, has a message for executives: They have to be sharper than ever in detecting fraud that might still be happening in their companies. The former Enron executive will be the keynote speaker today at an all-day seminar at Woodbury University focusing on corporate fraud. Indeed, Brewer's message might already be taking root as she hits the speaking circuit.
December 6, 2003
Jackson Bell Ask Jennifer Siegal and she will tell you just how powerful the media really is. Siegal, an associate professor of architecture at Woodbury University and the owner of a Venice-based design firm, has been flooded with appearance requests since being named one America's "Best and Brightest" in the December issue of Esquire magazine. She was recognized for her work designing Portable Houses, inexpensive and environmentally conscious mobile structures.
September 18, 2002
College career fair at Woodbury The Burbank Unified School District hosts its annual free College and Career Fair at Woodbury University's upper field, adjacent to the north parking lot from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Representatives from more than 100 public and private colleges, universities and career schools will attend, including several from University of California and California State University campuses. Technical schools and the military will also be there to provide information and answer questions regarding educational opportunities beyond high school.